27 September 2018
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Survey of Tamil and Malay Ads in 20th century Singapore
Date: 27 Sep 2018
Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Venue: Level 5, Possibility Room, National Library Building
Join librarians Sundari and Nadirah as they share the trends and variety of Tamil and Malay advertisements from the National Library’s collections. From beauty, food and fashion, discover how advertisements offer glimpses into the lifestyles and world views of local communities.
This programme is organised in conjunction with the series A Librarian’s World.
Nadirah Norruddin is an Associate Librarian (Singapore, Southeast Asia and Exhibitions) at the National Library. Her main responsibility is managing and developing the Singapore and Southeast Asia collection. Her research interest is in the customs and traditions of the Malay world.
Sundari Balasubramaniam is a Librarian with the National Library. She compiled three publications. A Selection of Singapore Tamil Literature, 1872-2009, Annotated Bibliography of Tamil Short Stories and Poetry, 1936-1960 and Literary Criticism of P. Krishnan’s (Puthumaithsan) Works.